Ruark Audio R2 Mk4 (Espresso)

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Ruark Audio R2 Mk4 (Espresso)

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”A premium radio with all the bells and whistles of a full system.” ’What Hi-Fi?’ 2023 Product of the Year.

Superb, stereo sound

Who better than audio experts, Ruark, to bring you top quality, stereo sound. With Ruark’s own NS+ stereo speakers, you hear the music exactly as it was intended. The tuned, bass reflex cabinet gives the Ruark R2 MK4 a low distortion and a rich, powerful sound. Audio grade components are used throughout, with the 18 watt amplifier easily filling larger rooms with smooth, full-bodied sound.

Stream your favourite music
Connect up to your Broadband connection via wi-fi or Ethernet and stream all the music you want. Compatible with popular services such as Spotify Connect (with Premium account), Amazon Music and Deezer, the R2 gives you access to a near limitless range of music. If you enjoy listening to radio and podcasts from around the world, Internet radio services, including catch-up services are also on hand.

SmartRadio Tuner
As well as Internet radio, the R2 Mk4 is equipped with a DAB/FM tuner. DAB (Digital Audio Broadcasting) gives access to the widest range of stations, in crisp and clear digital sound quality. In case your favourite stations aren't available in DAB, this Ruark radio is also equipped with an FM tuner.

Wireless Bluetooth connection
For quick and easy connectivity, the R2 also features Bluetooth V5.0. Connect your smartphone, tablet or other Bluetooth music source and effortlessly stream your stored music or streaming music services.

Connect USB-C, 3.5mm and headphones
More than just a music streamer and radio, the Ruark R2 is the hub of your entire music system. With a 3.5mm analogue input, you can connect a CD player or turntable (equipped with phonostage and suitable cables). For a direct connection with your Hi-Res player, smartphone or computer, there’s also a USB-C connection for playback and charge. For listening in private, a headphone socket is also included.

Easy control, with Rotodial
At the centre of the R2 Mk4, you’ll find Ruark’s signature control system – Rotodial. This intuitive control system groups all the functions together and makes it easy to switch between sources, change the volume, change tracks and more. Alternatively, there’s the UNDOK app for smartphone control. As a further cost option, Ruark supply a dedicated R2 mk4 remote control.

Premium finishes
As you’d expect from this high-end audio brand, the Ruark R2 is finished to the highest standards. Whether you choose Espresso or Light Cream, the deep lacquer finish stands out from the crowd. This is complemented by the full colour, bonded glass display and light or dark wood, slatted speaker grille.

Compact and stylish but still serious about sound, the Ruark R2 Mk4 hits the right note every time.

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Smart Features
Smartphone control
Yes
Connectivity
Aux Input
Yes (3.5mm)
Bluetooth
Yes
DLNA Compliant
Yes
Headphone Output
Yes
USB
Yes (USB-C)
Wi-Fi Built In
Yes
General
Manufacturer's Warranty
2 years
Audio
Frequency Response (Hz)
55 - 20,000
Loudness Control
Yes
Power Output
18 watts
Power Output - Watts per CH
10 - 29
Tone Controls
Yes
Features
Alarm/Clock
Yes
Internet Radio Services
Yes
Number Of Presets
8 Per Mode (FM/DAB/Internet Radio)
Power Supply
Mains
Text Display
Yes
Tuner Radio
Internet/DAB/FM
Energy Consumption
Power Consumption - Normal Use (W)
5-10
Power Consumption - Standby
1.6
Dimensions
Dimensions WxHxD (mm)
340 x 185 x 150
Weight
Weight (KG)
2.9
Rated 5 out of 5 by from R2 I bought the R2 two weeks ago. I would say this is the best radio I have ever owned. The sound quality and the ease of use is exceptional. I have been using the Bose wave for many years which is a great radio but the reluctance from Bose to update the wave range led me to look elsewhere for a new radio. I am delighted I chose the R2. I would consider the price fair as the R2 is a quality item in every way.
Date published: 2024-04-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best radio I have ever purchased This is by far the best radio I ever purchased, a year ago I got R1 for kitchen and simply could not stop admiring how well it is made.It looks great, is sounds great, built quality is top class, even materials it’s made of feels so pleasant to touch, not to mention user’s interface, packaging, everything scores top marks for me. It feels overall as premium product. R2 is more expensive than R1 however, having internet radio with amplified stereo sound in my view worth spending that extra on.
Date published: 2024-03-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wonderful sounds I bought this radio to replace a very old Roberts unit. I'm so happy with my new R2 MK4. It looks great and the controls have a real quality feel. Tuning and set up was so easy with the built-in set-up wizard. The sound quality is amazing for both music stations (for my wife) and voice stations (for me). I'm still 'running in' the speakers but the clarity of the voice stations over the internet is so good. I'm really enjoying this product and I'm looking forward to replacing my bedroom radio soon. Thanks for introducing me to this great brand and lovely product.
Date published: 2024-03-12
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Hearing all the detail I find myself just standing and listening to the details of the music that I haven't heard before; it has so much better clarity and depth.
Date published: 2024-03-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Clear sound It has excellent sound which is why I bought it. So I’m pleased. I have it by the bed. If you are thinking of improving the model … I have to get out of bed to look down on the dial which manages all the action. Maybe put the dial on the front?
Date published: 2024-03-01
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent Smart Music System I received this radio as a gift, and what a surprise. Excellent product. I can personally recommend it. It deserves the What Hi FI award it received. DAB+ is excellent. I have a Wi-Fi mesh system which sometimes confuses the Oktiv app, and you have re start the Wi-Fi on your phone and then it works flawlessly.
Date published: 2024-02-28
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best in the business The R2 Mk4 music system is a must buy! Sound quality is excellent all features work as they should plus its looks superb
Date published: 2024-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Ruark r2 V4 unboxing Just unboxed this product. Set up is easy with loads of online support. Sounds fantastic and looks even better. I'm keeping the volume lowish to run in the speakers! I'm so looking forward to exploring all the features and functions on this device. I got great service from Richer Sounds Cardiff who were brilliant with their advice and ordering my chosen device.
Date published: 2024-02-27
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